South East Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Tuesday 21 November 2017.

Weather Situation

A high to the east of Tasmania will move over New Zealand on Wednesday and then remain stationary. A trough and low pressure system over the Bight will move slowly eastwards so that the trough will be over western Victoria on Thursday and then over Tasmania on Friday and Saturday. The low will gradually weaken and move south over the coming days.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Clear. Winds east to southeasterly 25 to 40 km/h tending east to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.

Wednesday 22 November

Hot and sunny. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending east to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day then tending east to northeasterly in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 31.

Fire Danger - Very High

Sun protection 8:50am to 4:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Hot and sunny. Hobart 15 31
Hot and sunny. Huonville 14 30
Sunny. Port Arthur 15 26
Hot and sunny. Richmond 14 31

Thursday 23 November

Mostly sunny morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Winds north to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h tending south to southeasterly in the middle of the day then tending south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 30.

Friday 24 November

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the morning and afternoon. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day then turning northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 26.

Saturday 25 November

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h turning easterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending northeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 27.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Wednesday.

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